Tagged: Get Ready

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The Rookie

Up until this semester everything has followed the traditional school path.  Go to class. Attend the lecture with notebook and pen answering questions, participating at an acceptable level of activity and turn in the...

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On Like Donkey Kong

Thirteen days.  312 hours. 18,720 minutes.  The countdown to my fifth semester at Metropolitan State University of Denver has begun in earnest.  It’s that moment in a (well written & directed) film when the...

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Back To The Future, Part 1

I waxed poetic about BTTF: Part II (and plenty of other sequels) back in January as I shared my hopes for the start of the Spring 2015 semester.  You’re probably thinking that I’m going to...

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Back To The Future, Part II

The second movie in trilogies is hit or miss.  Star Wars has one of the best.  Back to the Future is disappointing.  Lord of the Rings is acceptable.  Godfather Part II is timeless (let...

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One Day More

At long last the day has arrived. Tomorrow is the first day of school for a multitude of folks.  Freshman who were seniors just a few months ago will step foot into classrooms and...

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The Game Is On Part Deux

It’s here. The last seven days of freedom before this thing…this idea that I’ve put my hopes and dreams on – before it kicks on the thrusters and begins the epic journey to the...

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Back to the Stage

How does one of the verses from the opening song to “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” go?  I had to google it, but it goes like this, “Something familiar something...

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The Game Is On

Well – if there was a way for me to welch out on this whole going to school thing it’s going to get much harder after these last two weeks.

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A Flying Leap

You know that scene in Pirates of the Caribbean where Jack says, “You know that feeling you get when you’re standing in a high place and you have a sudden urge to jump? I...

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The Next Big Thing

Welcome to the next experiment in my blogging life.  Last semester I returned to school after over 13 years since my first class after graduating high school.  And it was the most terrifying and...

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I’m going on an adventure!

There’s a scene in the first “Hobbit” movie – the scene where Bilbo Baggins realizes he needs to leave the Shire and go out on a proper adventure.  That this adventure will lead to...